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Man pushed on to train tracks in 'attempted murder' at Oxford Circus Tube station in central London

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a passenger was pushed on to the tracks at a busy station.

Members of the public managed to help save the passenger after he was shoved at Oxford Circus Tube station in central London.

They pulled the male victim back on to the platform before a train arrived and he did not suffer any serious injuries, police said.

Detectives from British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened at around 3pm on Saturday 3 February.

The force is also keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the "events leading up to it".

The suspect remains in custody.